This day (December 8, 1994), in New York, died Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim a.k.a Tom Jobim, a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. Tracklist : One Note Samba . Insensatez . Samba De Uma Nota Só (1986) . Garota de Ipanema . Corcovado . Wave . Chega de saudade . Agua De […]
Chega De Saudade
This day (November 22, 2017), in Manhattan, New York, died Jon Hendricks, an American jazz singer, one of the originators of vocalese Digest Tracklist : w/ Mel Torme – Down For Double . w/ André Minvielle – Live In Paris (2009) . In Walked Bud (1983) . Soul For Sale (1997) . Lambert Hendricks And […]
On September 27, 1993, in Sao Paulo ‘Tom’ Jobim joins a group of American and Brazilian artists – Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason, Shirley Horn, John Hendricks, Gal Costa, Oscar Castro-Neves, Paulo Jobim and Alex Acuna – to perform four songs during what will stay as his last Brazilian public […]
Starting and ending with a contribution by Gal Costa – whose birthday is today, “Duetos Brasileiros” gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet. Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Maria Bethânia, Gonzaguinha, Luiz Melodia, Elza Soares, Ney Matogrosso, Maysa, Rildo Hora, Leny Andrade, Toots Thielemans, Elis Regina, Tom […]
Gary Burton’s ‘Alone at Last ‘ is a solo album recorded on June 19 and September 7, 1971 and released in 1972 by Atlantic. Track listing : . 1.Moonchild / In Your Quiet Place (Keith Jarrett) – 06:14. 2.Green Mountains / Arise, Her Eyes (Steve Swallow) – 07:35. 3.The Sunset Bell (Gary Burton) – 05:09. […]
Stan Getz’ ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland Orchestra and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Manha De Carnival (Morning Of The Carnival) (Luiz Bonfá) – 05:48 . 2.Balanço No Samba (Street Dance) (Gary Mcfarland) – 02:59 . 3.Melancólico (Melancholy) […]
This day (August 7, 1942), in Santo Amaro da Purificação, Bahia, is born Caetano Veloso, a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist and writer.
This day (May 12, 1966), in New York City, United States, is born Isabel Gilberto de Oliveira a.k.a Bebel Gilberto, an American-born Brazilian popular singer.
Antonio Carlos Jobim’s ‘The Composer of Desafinado Plays’ is his debut US album recorded May 9 and 10, 1963 and released the same year in 1963 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel / Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 02:42 . 2.Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) (Vinicius De […]
‘Hot House’ by Gary Burton and Chick Corea is their seventh recording released on March 20, 2012 by Concord Jazz. Track Listing : 1.Can’T We Be Friends (Paul James, Kay Swift) – 07:26 . 2.Eleanor Rigby (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 07:01 . 3.Chega De Saudade (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius De Moraes) – 010:46 . […]
Eliane Elias ‘Fantasia’ is her seventh studio album recorded in New-York City and released in March, 1992 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius De Moraes) – 06:30 . 2.Wave (Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 03:44 . 3.Milton Nascimento Medley: Ponta De Areia/Canção Do Sal (Salt Song) […]
This day (February 1, 1933), in Utsunomiya, Japan, is born Sadao Watanabe,a Japanese jazz alto & sopranino saxophonist and flutist.